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Court Rules Pennsylvania Can Vote Without Photo ID Uncle Luke Will Run for Mayor Again Nicki Minaj: Talent Evaulator or Marketing Strategy? 9 Things You Should Know About Mammograms Chad Johnson Hits the Dating Scene with Old Actress Oprah’s OWN Network Woos Tyler Perry Rapper Lil’ Scrappy Arrested in Atlanta Man Shoots Himself, Family Over Obama Re-Election Alcohol Advertising Disportionately Targets Black Youth HBCU Employee Says She was Fired for Being White NAACP Files Discrimination Complaint With NY Elite High Schools D Wade’s Ex-Wife Talks Losing Custody of Sons Black Republican Mayor Mia Love Receives Hate Mail Samuel L. Jackson featured in Unorthodox Pro-Obama Ad Louis Farrakhan: ‘We Can’t Keep Blaming the White Man’ Ann Romney: ‘I Love That we Have a Black President’ Model Jessica White: ‘I Don’t Have a Baby With Ne-Yo’ Dolce & Gabbana Earrings Stirs Racial Controversy Chris Lighty’s Family Hires Private Investigator to Probe Death Say What!? Town Allows Male Teachers to Spank Female Students Bobbi Kristina Involved in Car Crash with Boyfriend “Let’s Move” Slammed by Kansas High School Students CBC Launches New Voter Protection Initiative, ‘For The People’ Black Spending Power is Growing, Neilsen Reports Anchor Sue Simmons Talks Being Fired for First Time Did GOP Fave Mia Love Lie About Immigration Background? Hurricane Worker Spit on and Called N-Word by White Worker When NYC Businessmen Attack Each Other Over a Cab Ann Coulter: “Civil Rights Are Only For Blacks, Not Gays” Jason Kidd’s Ex-Wife Says She Used Her Son to Discover Cheating NYC McDonald’s at the Center of Another Anti-Gay Crime Lil Wayne’s Memory Lapse in Lawsuit Video Against Quincy Jones III NY Graduation Rates for Black, Hispanic Boys Lowest in Nation Chris Brown Fails Drug Test in Rihanna Case SAT Scores Fall as More Minority Students Take Exam Conde Nast Hires First Black EIC in its 103-Year History Jay-Z, Beyonce Visit Inwood’s La Marina to Promote New Liquor Deion Sanders Furious Over Judge’s $10k Child Support Order Ex-NBA Player Stephon Marbury’s Wife to Star on ‘Basketball Wives’ Tisha Campbell and Duane Martin Sued for $400k Over Home Loan Book Review: An Analysis of Zadie Smith’s ‘NW’ Hollywood Soul Sisters Talk Friendship in Show Biz The Sexiest NBA Ballers on the Court Is the GOP Targeting Obama’s Black Staffers? Anti-Obama Texan Lynches Chair in Front Yard Kato Kaelin Says O.J. Did Kill Nicole Brown Simpson Slighted Mistress Creates Documentary for Film Festival Go Figure, Soul Food Tied to High Blood Pressure Cari Champion To Host ESPN’s First Take Racist? Student Wants White Student Union at University 100 Black Influencers to Know in 2012 Football Star Brian Banks Inks Deal With Las Vegas Locomotives Comcast Program Offers Low-Income Black Residents Internet Access Chad Johnson: ‘I’m Taking Anger Management Classes’ Floyd Mayweather Jr. Ordered to Pay Manny Pacquiao $114,000 in Lawsuit African American Male Graduation Rates Continue to Lag Anthony Mackie To Play Marvel African American Superhero Tests Show Only George Zimmerman’s DNA On Handgun Four Assailants Attack Bronx Laundry Clerk With Sticks [Video] Pres. Obama Hits 50 Percent Mark in Polls Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada Officially Divorced Chicago’s Teachers Strike Comes To An End Terrell Owens Made $28 a Hour in Short Time With Seahawks 5 Reasons Usher’s Relationship With His Mom is Weird Black Colleges Receive $228 Million From U.S. Government Obama Responds to Romney: Americans are not ‘Victims’ 25 Worst Cities For Black Youth Murderer of Niecy Nash’s Brother, Strikes Again On the Poor and Minorities: Mitt Romney’s Top 5 Side-Eye Moments Discrimination Lawsuit By Black Panera Bread Employee Settled Brooklyn City Councilman Shoved at OWS Anniversary Rally Usher to Replace Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo on ‘The Voice’ Mitt Romney Secret Video: Obama Voters ‘Dependent on Government’ Manager Of Violent 13-Year-Old Chicago Rapper Speaks Out Michelle Obama Denied Speaking Engagement at Va. School Clark Atlanta University Ranked as Worst in Student Debt Popular NYC Restaurant Sued for Letting Stars Smoke Weed in Basement Occupy Wall Street Protestor Wanted in Rape of Woman Three Men Accused of Stealing From Chuck Berry’s Home Interracial Dating: More Latina Women Look Outside Their Race ACLU Files Suit Against Georgia on Behalf of Ku Klux Klan Unlikely Bundlers Mobilize Millions in Cash for Obama Campaign Lebron James Nike Shoes To Hit Retail At $270 Teacher Kicks Girl Out of Classroom, Says Brown Tights Looked Nude Rapper Juvenile Pleads Not Guilty to Disorderly Conduct Arrest Bodybuilder With “Popeye Arms” Breaks Guinness Record For Biceps Do Young People Care About the Media? Black Celebrities Who Have Supported the GOP Jay-Z, Will Smith To Executive Produce Angela Davis Documentary Are African Leaders Doing Enough? [Opinion] Black Muslim Designer Taps Dominican Orphan Model for Fashion Week Shooting at Morgan State University Racist Display Prompts Investigation in Los Angeles Hospital McNair Scholars Program Fights to Keep Funding Democratic Congressional Candidate Wants to Impeach President Obama Jay-Z, Beyonce to Hold Fundraiser for President Obama Bob Dylan Says Slavery Ruined America Usher to Appear on Oprah’s Next Chapter, Talks Divorce AEG Drops Michael Jackson Insurance Claim Randy Jackson Back on American Idol as Judge Bobby Brown Taping Reality Show With New Wife Romney Slams Obama And Chicago Teachers Over Strike Russell Simmons to Jay-Z: “Support Occupy Wall Street” FAMU Denies Responsibility In Hazing Death of Student Obama Appoints Record Number of Women Judges to Federal Bench Barack Obama Leads Mitt Romney Nationally Fans Pay Tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan at Public Viewing Obama Campaign Outraises Romney in August Ex-Prosecutor in O.J. Simpson Trial Claims Defense Tampered With Gloves George Zimmerman Requests Trayvon Martin’s School Records Jesse Jackson Jr. Home After Treatment For Depression President Obama’s DNC Speech Sparks Racist Twitter Reactions Ex-Florida Governor Charlie Crist Embraces Pres. Obama Four Saints’ Players Bounty Suspensions Reversed Traffic Ticket Inspires 400 Pound Woman To Lose Weight Black Amputee Sets His Sights on 2016 Paralympics President Obama Officially Accepts Nomination at DNC President Obama DNC Speech Excerpts Released 61 Percent of Small Business Owners Favor Mitt Romney for President 96 Percent Of Shooting Victims In NYC Are Black Or Latino Actor Clifton Powell Says He’s Been Falsely Accused of Rape Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List Cops Look into Chief Keef’s Twitter in Murder of Rapper Lil JoJo Rush Limbaugh: Obama ‘Doesn’t Have Slave Blood’ Michael Strahan’s Debut on Live! with Kelly Earns Big Ratings Chris Lighty’s Funeral Gathers Hip-Hop Community Michael Strahan Goes “Live With Kelly!” Patti LaBelle Loses $100K In Lawsuit Settlement Mitt Romney Campaign Announces Black Leadership Council DNC Displaces North Carolina’s Homeless From Motels Ex-Host of 106 & Park Lands New E! Gig Michelle Obama: ‘Barack is Still That Leader’ From Four Years Ago How Union Membership Benefits African-American Workers Chad Johnson Tattoos Evelyn Lozada’s Face on His Leg New Project to Empower African American Girls Michael Clarke Duncan Planned To Marry Omarosa Michelle Obama Scheduled To Take Stage Tuesday Night At DNC Louisiana Party For “White Graduates Only” Slammed Twenty Page Rap Sheet for Jailed 82-Year-Old Woman 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Clarke Duncan Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54 Melissa Harris-Perry Slams Guest, Says Being Poor is ‘Risky’ Stevie Wonder Apologizes for Frank Ocean Sexuality Comments The White House Releases Beer Recipes Obama: Romney’s Ideas ‘Better Suited for Last Century’ Number of Black Republican Delegates Jumped Since 2008 With Rising Tuition Costs, Obama, Romney Court College Voters Chris Lighty’s Wife Denies Role in Death, Officially Ruled Suicide Lucimarian Roberts, Mother of Robin Roberts, Dies at 88 NJ Pathmark Shooter’s Identity Revealed as Terence Tyler

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Court Rules Pennsylvania Can Vote Without Photo ID

Judge orders injunction of controversial law

Judge orders injunction of controversial law

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Uncle Luke Will Run for Mayor Again

Luther Campbell wants to do his part by participating in politics

Luther Campbell wants to do his part by participating in politics

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Nicki Minaj: Talent Evaulator or Marketing Strategy?

American Idol's Nicki Minaj says this is a big milestone

American Idol’s Nicki Minaj says this is a big milestone

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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9 Things You Should Know About Mammograms

Get informed for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Get informed for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Sasha King

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Chad Johnson Hits the Dating Scene with Old Actress

Is he already over Evelyn?

Is he already over Evelyn?

By Sasha King

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Oprah’s OWN Network Woos Tyler Perry

OWN's going scripted

OWN’s going scripted

By Sasha King

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Rapper Lil’ Scrappy Arrested in Atlanta

Reality star violated probation for marijuana conviction

Reality star violated probation for marijuana conviction

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Man Shoots Himself, Family Over Obama Re-Election

Man commits suicide over financial fears

Man commits suicide over financial fears

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Alcohol Advertising Disportionately Targets Black Youth

John Hopkins study reveals racial disparity in alcohol advertising

John Hopkins study reveals racial disparity in alcohol advertising

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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HBCU Employee Says She was Fired for Being White

Woman says university wouldn't have fired her if she was black

Woman says university wouldn’t have fired her if she was black

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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NAACP Files Discrimination Complaint With NY Elite High Schools

Group says city's high schools discriminate against minorities

Group says city’s high schools discriminate against minorities

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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D Wade’s Ex-Wife Talks Losing Custody of Sons

Siovaughn Wade accuses star of showing signs of abuse

Siovaughn Wade accuses star of showing signs of abuse

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Black Republican Mayor Mia Love Receives Hate Mail

Love says she is proud of her heritage

Love says she is proud of her heritage

By Sasha King

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Samuel L. Jackson featured in Unorthodox Pro-Obama Ad

Actor tells America to wake the f up!

Actor tells America to wake the f up!

By Sasha King

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Louis Farrakhan: ‘We Can’t Keep Blaming the White Man’

Did you ever expect him to say something like this?

Did you ever expect him to say something like this?

By Black Enterprise

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Ann Romney: ‘I Love That we Have a Black President’

Wife of Republican presidential nominee says America has moved past its prejudices

Wife of Republican presidential nominee says America has moved past its prejudices

By Sasha King

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Model Jessica White: ‘I Don’t Have a Baby With Ne-Yo’

Documentary mistakenly showed photo of model Jessica White instead of the singer

Documentary mistakenly showed photo of model Jessica White instead of the singer

By Black Enterprise

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Dolce & Gabbana Earrings Stirs Racial Controversy

Fashion giant launches earrings with African faces

Fashion giant launches earrings with African faces

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Family Hires Private Investigator to Probe Death

Was Chris Lighty's death really a suicide?

Was Chris Lighty’s death really a suicide?

By Demetria Irwin

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Say What!? Town Allows Male Teachers to Spank Female Students

Spare the rod and spoil the child

Spare the rod and spoil the child

By Sasha King

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Bobbi Kristina Involved in Car Crash with Boyfriend

How would Whitney take this?

How would Whitney take this?

By Sasha King

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“Let’s Move” Slammed by Kansas High School Students

850 calorie lunches not enough for these growing Kansas high school students

850 calorie lunches not enough for these growing Kansas high school students

By Sasha King

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CBC Launches New Voter Protection Initiative, ‘For The People’

BE prepared for Election Day!

BE prepared for Election Day!

By Sasha King

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Black Spending Power is Growing, Neilsen Reports

Through technology, Blacks are vital consumers to advertisers

Through technology, Blacks are vital consumers to advertisers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Anchor Sue Simmons Talks Being Fired for First Time

Legendary anchor discusses departure with Joy Behar

Legendary anchor discusses departure with Joy Behar

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Did GOP Fave Mia Love Lie About Immigration Background?

Discrepancy with politician's family immigration surfaces

Discrepancy with politician’s family immigration surfaces

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Hurricane Worker Spit on and Called N-Word by White Worker

Unprovoked attack gets caught on video

Unprovoked attack gets caught on video

By Sasha King

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When NYC Businessmen Attack Each Other Over a Cab

Manhattan streets turn into a boxing ring

Manhattan streets turn into a boxing ring

By Sasha King

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Ann Coulter: “Civil Rights Are Only For Blacks, Not Gays”

What do you think of the controversial Conservative commentator's comments?

What do you think of the controversial Conservative commentator’s comments?

By Black Enterprise

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Jason Kidd’s Ex-Wife Says She Used Her Son to Discover Cheating

Tell all interview with Metropolis Nights Magazine is juicy

Tell all interview with Metropolis Nights Magazine is juicy

By Sasha King

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NYC McDonald’s at the Center of Another Anti-Gay Crime

44-year-old Bronx man was arrested in attack

44-year-old Bronx man was arrested in attack

By Sasha King

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Lil Wayne’s Memory Lapse in Lawsuit Video Against Quincy Jones III

This is one of the funniest interviews you'll ever see

This is one of the funniest interviews you’ll ever see

By Sasha King

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NY Graduation Rates for Black, Hispanic Boys Lowest in Nation

Only 37 percent graduate high school in four years

Only 37 percent graduate high school in four years

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Brown Fails Drug Test in Rihanna Case

Singer says he has medical prescription for marijuana

Singer says he has medical prescription for marijuana

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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SAT Scores Fall as More Minority Students Take Exam

Minority students taking SATs increased to 45 percent

Minority students taking SATs increased to 45 percent

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Conde Nast Hires First Black EIC in its 103-Year History

Celebrate or side-eye?

Celebrate or side-eye?

By Demetria Irwin

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Jay-Z, Beyonce Visit Inwood’s La Marina to Promote New Liquor

One of the world's it couples visited the venue to promote Jay's liquor "D'usse"

One of the world’s it couples visited the venue to promote Jay’s liquor “D’usse”

By Black Enterprise

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Deion Sanders Furious Over Judge’s $10k Child Support Order

Do you think Pilar deserves that amount in child support payments?

Do you think Pilar deserves that amount in child support payments?

By Black Enterprise

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Ex-NBA Player Stephon Marbury’s Wife to Star on ‘Basketball Wives’

Another former NBA baller's wife joins the cast

Another former NBA baller’s wife joins the cast

By Black Enterprise

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Tisha Campbell and Duane Martin Sued for $400k Over Home Loan

Couple says the bank in the lawsuit discriminated against them

Couple says the bank in the lawsuit discriminated against them

By Black Enterprise

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Book Review: An Analysis of Zadie Smith’s ‘NW’

The 'White Teeth' author returns with fourth novel

The ‘White Teeth’ author returns with fourth novel

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Hollywood Soul Sisters Talk Friendship in Show Biz

Talk with 'Sparkle', 'Notorious' casting directors and photographer

Talk with ‘Sparkle’, ‘Notorious’ casting directors and photographer

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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The Sexiest NBA Ballers on the Court

Uptown Magazine enlists NBA's most attractive players

Uptown Magazine enlists NBA’s most attractive players

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Is the GOP Targeting Obama’s Black Staffers?

Republicans' attack on Valarie Jarrett may be a pattern

Republicans’ attack on Valarie Jarrett may be a pattern

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Anti-Obama Texan Lynches Chair in Front Yard

Republican homeowner tells president to go to hell

Republican homeowner tells president to go to hell

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Kato Kaelin Says O.J. Did Kill Nicole Brown Simpson

Kato Kaelin comes forward close to 20 years later

Kato Kaelin comes forward close to 20 years later

By Sasha King

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Slighted Mistress Creates Documentary for Film Festival

Wilkins plans to show the world how Phillips did her wrong

Wilkins plans to show the world how Phillips did her wrong

By Sasha King

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Go Figure, Soul Food Tied to High Blood Pressure

Are genetics to blame?

Are genetics to blame?

By Sasha King

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Cari Champion To Host ESPN’s First Take

Former reporter for the Tennis Channel gets new gig

Former reporter for the Tennis Channel gets new gig

By Sasha King

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Racist? Student Wants White Student Union at University

What's your take on this student's attempt to create a white student union?

What’s your take on this student’s attempt to create a white student union?

By Black Enterprise

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100 Black Influencers to Know in 2012

See who made the much talked about list

See who made the much talked about list

By Black Enterprise

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Football Star Brian Banks Inks Deal With Las Vegas Locomotives

After exoneration in rape case, football star signs deal

After exoneration in rape case, football star signs deal

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Comcast Program Offers Low-Income Black Residents Internet Access

Comcast offers discounted Internet to low-income black households

Comcast offers discounted Internet to low-income black households

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chad Johnson: ‘I’m Taking Anger Management Classes’

After headbutting ex-wife, Johnson on path to suppress his rage

After headbutting ex-wife, Johnson on path to suppress his rage

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Ordered to Pay Manny Pacquiao $114,000 in Lawsuit

Money Mayweather ordered to pay penalty in defamation lawsuit

Money Mayweather ordered to pay penalty in defamation lawsuit

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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African American Male Graduation Rates Continue to Lag

Improved graduation rates still pale in comparison to white counterparts

Improved graduation rates still pale in comparison to white counterparts

By Sasha King

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Anthony Mackie To Play Marvel African American Superhero

Young actor to play Sam Wilson "The Falcon"

Young actor to play Sam Wilson “The Falcon”

By Sasha King

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Tests Show Only George Zimmerman’s DNA On Handgun

What does this mean for the case?

What does this mean for the case?

By Black Enterprise

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Four Assailants Attack Bronx Laundry Clerk With Sticks [Video]

Suspects ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash

Suspects ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash

By Sasha King

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Pres. Obama Hits 50 Percent Mark in Polls

President increases lead over Republican presidential nominee

President increases lead over Republican presidential nominee

By Sasha King

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Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada Officially Divorced

Is this truly the end for this couple?

Is this truly the end for this couple?

By Black Enterprise

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Chicago’s Teachers Strike Comes To An End

7 days of fighting comes to an end

7 days of fighting comes to an end

By Sasha King

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Terrell Owens Made $28 a Hour in Short Time With Seahawks

Owens earned $4,300 in short time with team

Owens earned $4,300 in short time with team

By Black Enterprise

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5 Reasons Usher’s Relationship With His Mom is Weird

During Oprah interview, viewers found Usher's relationship with mom weird

During Oprah interview, viewers found Usher’s relationship with mom weird

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Black Colleges Receive $228 Million From U.S. Government

HBCUs to receive additional funding for campus expansion and train faculty

HBCUs to receive additional funding for campus expansion and train faculty

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama Responds to Romney: Americans are not ‘Victims’

President responds to Romney's incendiary comments on American entitlement

President responds to Romney’s incendiary comments on American entitlement

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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25 Worst Cities For Black Youth

Government loses as disconnection among youth rises

Government loses as disconnection among youth rises

By Sasha King

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Murderer of Niecy Nash’s Brother, Strikes Again

Robert Lee Heard is accused of killing his wife

Robert Lee Heard is accused of killing his wife

By Sasha King

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On the Poor and Minorities: Mitt Romney’s Top 5 Side-Eye Moments

Republican candidate lands in hot water again after new video released

As Republican Mitt Romney lands in hot water again for controversial remarks, take a look…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Discrimination Lawsuit By Black Panera Bread Employee Settled

Franchisee Sam Covelli has settled with former employee Guy Vines for $76,000 on charges of discrimination.

Franchisee Sam Covelli has settled with former employee Guy Vines for $76,000 on charges of…

By Sasha King

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Brooklyn City Councilman Shoved at OWS Anniversary Rally

One year anniversary of OWS doesn't go without controversy

One year anniversary of OWS doesn’t go without controversy

By Sasha King

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Usher to Replace Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo on ‘The Voice’

The 'Climax' singer will join show's 4th season

The ‘Climax’ singer will join show’s 4th season

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Mitt Romney Secret Video: Obama Voters ‘Dependent on Government’

Romney makes inflammatory claims against Obama supporters

Romney makes inflammatory claims against Obama supporters

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Manager Of Violent 13-Year-Old Chicago Rapper Speaks Out

Is this man leading a child down the wrong path?

Is this man leading a child down the wrong path?

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Michelle Obama Denied Speaking Engagement at Va. School

Who would deny the first lady a shot to talk to their students?

Who would deny the first lady a shot to talk to their students?

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Clark Atlanta University Ranked as Worst in Student Debt

94 percent of students at HBCU borrow money to fund education

94 percent of students at HBCU borrow money to fund education

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Popular NYC Restaurant Sued for Letting Stars Smoke Weed in Basement

Employees complain about being forced to serve smoking clientele

Employees complain about being forced to serve smoking clientele

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Occupy Wall Street Protestor Wanted in Rape of Woman

Police in search for man who raped and threw woman over railing

Police in search for man who raped and threw woman over railing

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Three Men Accused of Stealing From Chuck Berry’s Home

Men arrested for theft from rock and roll singer's home

Men arrested for theft from rock and roll singer’s home

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Interracial Dating: More Latina Women Look Outside Their Race

While the social climate is perverse, more women date outside their race

While the social climate is perverse, more women date outside their race

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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ACLU Files Suit Against Georgia on Behalf of Ku Klux Klan

KKK's bigot history is a grave concern for the state's highway program

KKK’s bigot history is a grave concern for the state’s highway program

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Unlikely Bundlers Mobilize Millions in Cash for Obama Campaign

Internal financial documents reveal some of Obama's biggest bundlers

Internal financial documents reveal some of Obama’s biggest bundlers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Lebron James Nike Shoes To Hit Retail At $270

Nike spokesperson confirms price less than previously reported

Nike spokesperson confirms price less than previously reported

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Teacher Kicks Girl Out of Classroom, Says Brown Tights Looked Nude

Mother says her honor roll student was discriminated against

Mother says her honor roll student was discriminated against

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Rapper Juvenile Pleads Not Guilty to Disorderly Conduct Arrest

Brawl at popular Miami nightclub led to rapper's arrest

Brawl at popular Miami nightclub led to rapper’s arrest

By Sasha King

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Bodybuilder With “Popeye Arms” Breaks Guinness Record For Biceps

Bodybuilder has arms as large as a man's waist

Bodybuilder has arms as large as a man’s waist

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Do Young People Care About the Media?

New book discusses disconnect between millennials and the media

New book discusses disconnect between millennials and the media

By Sasha King

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Black Celebrities Who Have Supported the GOP

Who would have thought these celebrities supported Republicans?

Who would have thought these celebrities supported Republicans?

By Sasha King

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Jay-Z, Will Smith To Executive Produce Angela Davis Documentary

Jay-Z and Will and Jada Smith show interest in film

Jay-Z and Will and Jada Smith show interest in film

By Sasha King

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Are African Leaders Doing Enough? [Opinion]

Columnist Raynard Jackson has strong words for the continent

Columnist Raynard Jackson has strong words for the continent

By Raynard Jackson

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Black Muslim Designer Taps Dominican Orphan Model for Fashion Week

Designer makes orphan model's dream come true

Designer makes orphan model’s dream come true

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Shooting at Morgan State University

Victim is shot on campus, shooter flees

Victim is shot on campus, shooter flees

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Racist Display Prompts Investigation in Los Angeles Hospital

African-American employee finds doll in black face with racial slur

African-American employee finds doll in black face with racial slur

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It’s no secret that the cost to attend college can be quite expensive. As a result, most students heading back to school or those heading away for home for the first time will rely heavily on student loans and financial aid. While this assistance is a welcome safety blanket for those with limited funds, it also begins the cycle of post-grad debt. In an effort to help steer students in the right direction, here are six options for new graduates looking for debt relief. —Kahliah A. Laney

McNair Scholars Program Fights to Keep Funding

The federal program for minority students faces $10 million cut

The McNair Scholars Program, one of eight TRIO programs funded through the Department of Education…

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Democratic Congressional Candidate Wants to Impeach President Obama

Anti-Obama Texas politician loses support of her own party

Anti-Obama Texas politician loses support of her own party

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Jay-Z, Beyonce to Hold Fundraiser for President Obama

Hip-Hop's power couple looks to raise big money for the president

Hip-Hop’s power couple looks to raise big money for the president

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Bob Dylan Says Slavery Ruined America

Dylan dished on racism and slavery in Rolling Stone interview

Dylan dished on racism and slavery in Rolling Stone interview

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Usher to Appear on Oprah’s Next Chapter, Talks Divorce

The singer opens up on personal life for the first time

The singer opens up on personal life for the first time

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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AEG Drops Michael Jackson Insurance Claim

Company drops insurance claim days after suspicious emails

Company drops insurance claim days after suspicious emails

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Randy Jackson Back on American Idol as Judge

Show's producers are in desperate need to fill judge seats

Show’s producers are in desperate need to fill judge seats

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Bobby Brown Taping Reality Show With New Wife

It's his prerogative!

Bobby Brown is reportedly taping for a new reality show with new wife Alicia Etheredge,…

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Romney Slams Obama And Chicago Teachers Over Strike

Chicago Teachers Strike becomes political fodder

Chicago Teachers Strike becomes political fodder

By Sasha King

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Russell Simmons to Jay-Z: “Support Occupy Wall Street”

Simmons schools Jay-Z on the OWS movement

Simmons schools Jay-Z on the OWS movement

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FAMU Denies Responsibility In Hazing Death of Student

University says Robert Champion was responsible for his actions

University says Robert Champion was responsible for his actions

By Sasha King

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Obama Appoints Record Number of Women Judges to Federal Bench

President continues to diversify federal judiciary

President Obama continues to diversify federal judiciary

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Barack Obama Leads Mitt Romney Nationally

After DNC, president's lead widens according to CNN poll

After DNC, president’s lead widens according to CNN poll

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Fans Pay Tribute to Michael Clarke Duncan at Public Viewing

The 'Green Mile' actor is laid to rest in Los Angeles

The ‘Green Mile’ actor is laid to rest in Los Angeles

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama Campaign Outraises Romney in August

President's campaign earns more cash for first time in three months

President’s campaign earns more cash for first time in three months

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Ex-Prosecutor in O.J. Simpson Trial Claims Defense Tampered With Gloves

Former attorney claims Johnnie Cochran slit linings of gloves

Former attorney claims Johnnie Cochran slit linings of gloves

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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George Zimmerman Requests Trayvon Martin’s School Records

Zimmerman's attorney looking into Trayvon Martin's past

Zimmerman’s attorney looking into Trayvon Martin’s past

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Home After Treatment For Depression

The embattled politician makes his return to Congress

The embattled politician makes his return to Congress

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President Obama’s DNC Speech Sparks Racist Twitter Reactions

While the POTUS addressed the DNC, Twitter went on a racist tirade

While the POTUS addressed the DNC, Twitter went on a racist tirade

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Ex-Florida Governor Charlie Crist Embraces Pres. Obama

President gains support from former Republican governor

President gains support from former Republican governor

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Four Saints’ Players Bounty Suspensions Reversed

Did the NFL do their homework or not?

Did the NFL do their homework or not?

By Black Enterprise

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Traffic Ticket Inspires 400 Pound Woman To Lose Weight

When she couldn't put on her seat belt, she knew it was time for a change

When she couldn’t put on her seat belt, she knew it was time for a…

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Black Amputee Sets His Sights on 2016 Paralympics

Will Rohan be able to accomplish his next goal?

Will Rohan be able to accomplish his next goal?

By Sasha King

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President Obama Officially Accepts Nomination at DNC

"I'm no longer just the candidate, I'm the President," said Obama

“I’m no longer just the candidate, I’m the President,” said Obama

By Sasha King

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President Obama Holds Media Availability With Canadian Prime Minister Harper

President Obama DNC Speech Excerpts Released

The president pleads for Americans to support him in DNC address

The president pleads for Americans to support him in DNC address

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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61 Percent of Small Business Owners Favor Mitt Romney for President

A poll reveals a majority small business owners are unhappy with President Obama

A poll reveals a majority small business owners are unhappy with President Obama

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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96 Percent Of Shooting Victims In NYC Are Black Or Latino

NYC sees a rise in minority on minority crime

NYC sees a rise in minority on minority crime

By Sasha King

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Actor Clifton Powell Says He’s Been Falsely Accused of Rape

Actor Clifton Powell is accused of raping woman in hotel

Actor Clifton Powell is accused of raping woman in hotel

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Dr. Dre Tops Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

P. Diddy and Jay-Z follow him on the list

P. Diddy and Jay-Z follow him on the list

By Sasha King

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Cops Look into Chief Keef’s Twitter in Murder of Rapper Lil JoJo

Brewing beef between local gangs may be cause of rapper's murder

Brewing beef between local gangs may be cause of rapper’s murder

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Rush Limbaugh: Obama ‘Doesn’t Have Slave Blood’

The conservative host uses the mic to attack the president

The conservative radio host uses mic to attack the president

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Michael Strahan’s Debut on Live! with Kelly Earns Big Ratings

Kelly Ripa's new co-host debut dominates top U.S. markets

Kelly Ripa’s new co-host debut dominates top U.S. markets

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Funeral Gathers Hip-Hop Community

The music industry's brightest stars pay tribute to hip-hop mogul

The music industry’s brightest stars pay tribute to hip-hop mogul

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Michael Strahan Goes “Live With Kelly!”

Former football "giant" takes on morning television

Former football “giant” takes on morning television

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Patti LaBelle Loses $100K In Lawsuit Settlement

Temper tantrum costs legendary singer $100k

Temper tantrum costs legendary singer $100k

By Sasha King

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Mitt Romney Campaign Announces Black Leadership Council

The presidential nominee is determined to capture black voters

The presidential nominee is determined to capture black voters

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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DNC Displaces North Carolina’s Homeless From Motels

Extended Stay Hotels price hikes have forced homeless families staying there out.

Extended Stay Hotels price hikes have forced homeless families staying there out.

By Sasha King

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Ex-Host of 106 & Park Lands New E! Gig

Terrence J is coming to the E! Network

Terrence J is coming to the E! Network

By Sasha King

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Michelle Obama: ‘Barack is Still That Leader’ From Four Years Ago

The first lady previews her DNC address in Charlotte, North Carolina

The first lady previews her DNC address in Charlotte, North Carolina

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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How Union Membership Benefits African-American Workers

Study finds that black union workers earn 17.3 percent more than non-union workers

Study finds that black union workers earn 17.3 percent more than non-union workers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chad Johnson Tattoos Evelyn Lozada’s Face on His Leg

After domestic dispute, former NFL Player tweets photo of tattoo

After domestic dispute, former NFL Player tweets photo of tattoo

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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New Project to Empower African American Girls

High profile companies come together to empower the African American woman.

High profile companies come together to empower the African American woman.

By Sasha King

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Michael Clarke Duncan Planned To Marry Omarosa

Omarosa and Michael Clarke Duncan were secretly engaged

Omarosa and Michael Clarke Duncan had plans to wed in January.

By Sasha King

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Michelle Obama Scheduled To Take Stage Tuesday Night At DNC

The first lady will take to the stage to push for her husband's re-election

The first lady will take to the stage to push for her husband’s re-election

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Louisiana Party For “White Graduates Only” Slammed

Segregation continues in the 21st Century

Segregation continues in the 21st Century

By Sasha King

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Twenty Page Rap Sheet for Jailed 82-Year-Old Woman

82-year-old women arrested for burglaries totaling $17,000

82-year-old women arrested for burglaries totaling $17,000

By Sasha King

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Michael Clarke Duncan

Things you may not have known about the late actor

Things you may not have known about the late actor

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dead at 54

A family representative confirms actor died a month after heart attack

A family representative confirms actor died a month after heart attack

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Melissa Harris-Perry Slams Guest, Says Being Poor is ‘Risky’

MSNBC host gives vehement charge on social mobility

MSNBC host gives vehement charge on social mobility

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Stevie Wonder Apologizes for Frank Ocean Sexuality Comments

The legendary singer releases statement for damage control

The legendary singer releases statement for damage control

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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The White House Releases Beer Recipes

After requests from petitioners, White House reveals recipes to its specialty beer

After requests from petitioners, White House reveals recipes to its specialty beer

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Obama: Romney’s Ideas ‘Better Suited for Last Century’

The president rips claims made at Republican National Convention

The president rips claims made at Republican National Convention

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Number of Black Republican Delegates Jumped Since 2008

The number of black delegates increased by 30 percent since 2008

The number of black delegates increased by 30 percent since 2008

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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With Rising Tuition Costs, Obama, Romney Court College Voters

Presidential hopefuls present contrasting plans for college affordability

Presidential hopefuls present contrasting plans for college affordability

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Wife Denies Role in Death, Officially Ruled Suicide

The hip-hop mogul's estranged wife says they did not fight

The hip-hop mogul’s estranged wife says they did not fight

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Lucimarian Roberts, Mother of Robin Roberts, Dies at 88

Good Morning America co-host loses mother just before bone marrow transplant

Good Morning America co-host loses mother just before bone marrow transplant

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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NJ Pathmark Shooter’s Identity Revealed as Terence Tyler

Tyler, who killed two employees, was a former Marine

Tyler, who killed two employees, was a former Marine

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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